April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer Park Schools plan for this year's budget and look to next two years

TheDeer Park Board of Education is in the process of paring down its proposed budget for the 2010-11 school year, but their minds are on the future.   More...

Youth struggles with armed burglar in North Lindenhurst

A 17-year-old youth struggled with a burglar, who brandished a gun, at a home in North Lindenhurst on Sunday. Police gave this account:   More...

W.B. lacrosse legend starts own foundation

The myriad of horrible events that mark September 11th changed just about everyone’s life. Jon Reese is one of those people.   Working on Wall Street for Lehman Brothers, Reese was like any other Ivy League graduate with lacrosse ties. More...

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Schools/Sports

West Islip teacher awarded fellowship prize by NYS PTA

West Islip’s American Sign Language (ASL) teacher Maria Tedeschi has been presented with the Richard Gazzola Teacher Fellowship Award by the NYS PTA.  More...

Young Scientists explore Kitchen Chemistry in Deer Park

The Science Museum of Long Island brought its learning lab to Deer Park’s John F. Kennedy Intermediate School and engaged students with hands-on experiments that brought them through the scientific process. More...

Babylon Elementary School students read "Hope is Here to Stay"

Messages of hope and perseverance in times of trouble were the messages behind a recent author visit at Babylon Elementary School.  More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Ave. 669-1624 •Senior Checklist Forum: Fri., Apr. 16 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   •Trash or Treasure Antique Road Show: Sun., Apr. 18 from 2-4 p.m. Free. One item for appraisal. More...

Events & Bulletin

This Week’s events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, April 16   •4th Annual Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church, 666 Albin Ave., West Babylon. For info., call 587- 5185. More...

A Sight and Sound Walk-A-Thon Sunday April 18th

West Islip High School is hosting its first annual Walk-AThon for Sight and Sound on April 18. Thewalk has been organized by 28 students enrolled in American Sign Language, level 4, with teacher Maria Tedeschi.  More...

Free boating courses and checks

Safe Boating Courses, free vessel safety checks and more are available from America’s Boating Club®, the United States Power Squadrons®. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the secretary of state of NEW YORK (ssny)on 12/14/09. Office location: Suffolk County. More...

Babylon celebrates its baseball history

Event recognizes the first black pro team, which started here

Notables, including former NY Met Bud Harrelson, join Babylonians to celebrate the formation of the first professional black baseball team, which started at the site of the former Argyle Hotel in 1885. More...

BREAKING NEWS: Eight go to hospital following chemical spill at South Oaks

Injuries minor; incident resolved in two hours

Monday, April 19, 2010: A small toxic spill in the laundry room of South Oaks Hospital this morning sent 8 people to the hospital with minor respiratory problems. All were released later in the day. More...

The Challenge

  Following their first-round victory, the academic team from Babylon High School is moving on to Round 2 of The Challenge, an academic quiz show designed to test students’ knowledge in a Jeopardy-style format. More...

Babylon Lions Club hosts Melanie Wargo

The Babylon Lions Club was recently visited by John and Melanie Wargo. Mr. Wargo is a candidate for International Lions Director and addressed the Babylon Lions relative to his campaign and plans should he be successful. More...

 

People/Social

Ramey and Mansfield families celebrate engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ramey, of West Islip, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allyson, to Ross Mansfield of Cold Springs, New York. More...

Matthew Scott receives appointment

Matthew Scott, of Babylon was nominated by the Hon. Peter T. King and has accepted his appointment o the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado for the class of 2014. More...

Babylon Lions Club honors Arena and McCarthy

Shown at the Babylon Lions Club, left to right, are Past District Governor and Babylon Schools educator Frank Arena, District Governor Lorri Kerzner, and Babylon Lions Immediate Past President Ed McCarthy who is honoring Arena and McCarthy for their More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

“Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.”   More...

Babylon News & Muse

Sunday should be an interesting day! The Babylon Historical Society will be holding a special reception and exhibit about the first black baseball team, which was started right here in Babylon. More...

Obituaries

Mabel Reid, who loved and stood up for her community, at 103

On Sat., May 22, the North Amityville Senior Citizen Center will be recognizing the legacy of Mabel Reid, a longtime resident of the community who died March March 6, 2010 at the age of 103.   More...

Opinion

Editorial: A dangerous venture

A young man thwarted the work of a burglar in Lindenhurst this week, confronting the armed intruder and struggling with him to retrieve a metal locked box containing some family valuables. More...

Dispose of old meds safely

New York State Sen. Chuck Fuschillo is promoting the Shed the Meds program this week, and is asking residents in his district to take the time to clean out and clear out their medicine cabinets of old prescription and over-the-counter drugs. More...

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